Christ the Savior Church|
10315 Carey Road
Berlin, MD 21811
|Holy Pascha - 05/05/13|
On Sunday, May 5th, the faithful and friends of the Mission gathered to celebrate the Feast of feasts, the Holy day of holy days, Great and Holy Pascha - the Resurrection of Christ. This historic day, the first Pascha at the new property in Berlin, drew over 100 people who gathered for the liturgical services and a festal meal in the parish hall and rectory. We greet you all with the eternally joyous exclamation, "Christ is risen! Indeed, He is risen!"
|Great and Holy Week - 05/03/13|
From April 29 - May 4, the faithful gathered at Christ the Savior to celebrated the solemn liturgical services of Great and Holy Week, which commemorates the Lord's voluntary Passion, His Cross, Death and Burial.
|Palm Sunday - 04/28/13|
On April 28th, Palm Sunday, the faithful gathered to celebrate the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem. This joyous occasion was punctuated with the blessing of a new Golgotha and the welcoming of Protopresbyter Daniel Hubiak, the mission's founding priest, together with many friends and faithful from near and far.
|Reception of the Stewart Family - 04/27/13|
On April 27th, Lazarus Saturday, Chad and Maria Stewart were recieved into the Orthodox Church together with their children. We rejoice with them on this bright and joyous occasion, and we ask the Lord's continued blessings upon them, granting them health, strength, salvation, furtherance in all good things, and many blessed years!
|Stucco Project Completed! - 04/26/13|
On Friday, April 26th, the eve of Lazarus Saturday, the stucco project, which began on March 18th, finally came to completion. Apprecation is extended to those who donated towards this work as well as those who labored so hard to complete it before Holy Week. Glory and thanks to be God!
|Lenten Retreat in Baltimore - 04/14/13|
On Saturday, April 13th, a group of parishioners from the mission traveled to Baltimore for a lenten retreat at Holy Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The theme of the retreat, led by Fr. Josiah Trenham, was “The Church as a Spiritual Hospital: God’s Design for the Cure of the Soul”. May the Lord bless all those who made this retreat possible as well as all those who made the pilgrimage for their spiritual edification and mutual encouragement!
|Stucco Project Begun - 03/28/13|
On March 18th, work began on one of the last phases of the renovation to the Parish Center: the stuccoing of the walls of the chapel. Work is expected to continue over the next two to three weeks. The mission is currently looking for donors to help complete this project which is estimated to cost $5000. Currently the project is being funded by a short-term loan from one of the families of the church. Please consider offering your financial support to help complete this important work.
|Baptism of Danyella Mary - 03/25/13|
On Monday, March 25th, the great feast of the Annunciation, Danyella Mary Parsells was received into the Orthodox Church by Holy Baptism and Chrismation. We heartily congratulate her, together with her family, on this joyous occasion. We ask the Lord, through the prayerful intercessions of the Most-holy Theotokos and St. Mary of Egypt, to grant the newly-illumined handmaiden of God, Danyella Mary, many blessed years!
|Baptism of Matthew Nicholas - 03/03/13|
On Sunday, March 3rd, we had the Baptism of Matthew Nicholas McFarland. We congratulate him, his parents, Michael and Nada, his godparents, Nicholas and Anna Marie Evanusa, as well as the entire family on this joyous occasion. May the Lord grant the newly illumined servant of God, Matthew Nicholas, many blessed years!
|Installation of Parish Council - 02/24/13|
On Sunday, February 24th, with the blessing of our diocesan hierarch, Metropolitan Tikhon, the 2013 Parish Council members were installed into office. During the first meeting of the 2013 Council, Roberta Dobronz was elected Junior Warden and Deborah Wilson was elected Secretary; Andrew Hageman will oversee the parish grounds. May the Lord bless them all!
|Marriage of Vladimir and Olga Bozic - 01/27/13|
On Sunday, January 27th, Vladimir Bozic and Olga Klymuk were united in the mystery of Holy Matrimony. The service was performed at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC. We heartily congratulate the newly wed couple, Vladimir and Olga, asking the Lord's divine blessings upon them. May the Lord grant them health, strength, salvation, a furtherance in every good thing, and many blessed years!
|Enthronement of Metropolitan Tikhon - 01/27/13|
On Sunday, January 27th, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon was enthroned in the nation's capital at St. Nicholas Cathedral as Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All American and Canada. Members of Christ the Savior traveled to join the hierarchs, clergy and faithful in prayer and festive celebration. May the Lord grant Metropolitan Tikhon many blessed years!
|March For Life - 01/25/13|
On Friday, January 25th, members of Christ the Savior traveled to Washington DC for the annual March For Life. The march is a pro-life rally protesting abortion, held in the nation's capital near the anniversary of the decision in the United States Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the infamous decision. Many marchers also protest the use of euthanasia.
|2013 Annual Meeting - 01/20/13|
On Sunday, January 20th, the parishioners of Christ the Savior gathered together for their Annual Meeting. In addition to reviewing the minutes from last year's meeting, the parish body heard reports from the rector, senior warden, junior warden, treasurer, and auditors.
|Blessing of the Atlantic - 01/12/13|
On Saturday, January 12th, members of Christ the Savior joined Fr. Vasileos and St. George's Greek Orthodox Church of Ocean City, MD, for their annual Blessing of the Atlantic Ocean. The festivities were led by His Eminence, Metropolitan Evangelos of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. Many thanks to Fr. Vasileos and the community of St. George for hosting this wonderful event to the glory of God!
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